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Daska 11 Papigo, Papigko 44018 Greece
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Updated 05/02/20


#1 of 15 B&Bs / Inns in Papigko
Hiking, trekking, rafting, canyoning, horse back riding, touring around the amazing beauty of the Zagoria nature, and warm hospitality, with a mouthwatering breakfast in our beautiful home. Detoxification from the city life, with no TV and, of course, no smoking in the hotel.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Game room
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Street parking
Breakfast buffet
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Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Greek


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60Somewhat walkable
Grade: 60 out of 100
12Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
2Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Thomas S wrote a review Jun 2022
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The combination of this charming house with individual rooms, the great breakfast (prepared by Anna) with the experienced tour guide Vasilis is unique. The atmosphere is like staying at friends, you will get lots of advice where to go and what to do and if You are unsure ask Vasilis to guide You on a tour. Regardless whether you have a special wish for breakfast or need a pickup at the end of a oneway hike - Vasilis and Anna will do everything to make it happen. We stayed in MAy 2022 for 11 nights and had a wonderfull time - hiking every day. And we will come back - for sure. Thank You very much Rosi & Thomas
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Ronen wrote a review Jun 2022
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This is our 3rd time at saxonis house in Papigo. Cannot recommend more than that, this time we stayed at the oldest house in papigo which became part of saxonis. Vasili is a great host that knows the area and the hiking trails the best and will even take the time to show you the secret trails. We will be back
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
surya77 wrote a review Oct 2021
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany402 contributions247 helpful votes
A lovely traditional guesthouse in the picturesque village of Papigo in the Zagorohoria. The owner Vasilis has done his best to retain the old and authentic charm of a village abode - the old entrance, the well maintained courtyard area with the most beautiful colour of roses and flowers, the stone rooftops with the traditional stone chimneys, the lovely sitting area outside with a view of the mountain peaks... And we loved our cosy and clean room, with a lounge area on the ground floor and the bedroom upstairs. The breakfast was served outside on the terrace, by a very friendly lady, in the company of a very cuddly , friendly cat. From the moment I called Vasilis to make a reservation, I knew that I had found the accommodation we were looking for. He was so helpful and easy going that I recognized in him the soul and heart that is necessary for every hotel or guesthouse in order for it to be a place with staying at. I have often said this. We have stayed in supposedly good hotels but there was no soul in them and the lack of a soul makes all the difference for me. So, yes, if you are looking for a lovely cosy guesthouse, look no further, Saxonis Houses is your place. Vasilis is also the man to ask for any recommendations about where to go and what to do. He knows the area well as he often leads hiking tours. For those of you who are interested in hiking, this must be paradise, with so many trails to follow - through the Vikos Gorge, up the mountains, down to the Voidomati and Aoos rivers, up to monasteries, over old stone bridges. One of those places we already look forward to coming back to.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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miles93 wrote a review Oct 2021
Exeter, United Kingdom36 contributions21 helpful votes
We stayed here for one night at the end of a Zagori hiking holiday. A beautiful, traditional Papingo building. The room was spacious, the welcome was warm and the breakfast was good. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: October 2021
ZKN1989 wrote a review Sep 2021
Metz, France3 contributions1 helpful vote
What can we say? Our stay at Papigo was made even better as we walked in! A pretty, traditional room was waiting for us. The décoration of the room was respectful to the history of the houses and the region. The breakfast was traditional, home made and varied. It changed a bit everyday, so we tasted a lot of different jams, sweets and pies. The owners are very helpful, and not only about the basic questions. If you are a sporty mountaineer, they will guide you in the best way possible, helping you navigate the mountains and th gorges. Plus, they can give you little home made treats for your backpacking. We will try to come back next year for the race!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: A big parking is situated at the entrance of the village, close to the houses
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Taly s wrote a review Jul 2021
Sunnyvale, California2 contributions
Saxonis was the perfect accommodation in the beautiful village of Papigo. The owner, Vasilis, immediately felt like an old friend of ours and kept in touch with us even after we left his property, making sure we got our covid test arranged. We asked him to pack breakfast for us and he waited for us at 6 in the morning with fresh coffee and breakfast all packed up and ready to go. The rooms are nice, clean and cozy and the hotel is situated in a beautiful corner of the village. Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Likornios wrote a review May 2021
Athens, Greece884 contributions295 helpful votes
We stayed at Saxonis Houses for 12 nights (our initial booking was for 5) and i can still say this was not enough.. especially after meeting our host Vasilis, who treated us literally as family. His deep knowledge of the mountain and his “tip from the local” attitude gave us the chance to experience all the nearby major trekking paths. I highly recommend contacting him directly, to arrange private guided tours in the nearby mountains. The rooms are spacious, we even used the fireplace to cook and the terrace view is overwhelming. So sorry we had to leave paradise :(
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Sightseer516117 wrote a review Oct 2020
Rumaucourt, France8 contributions
Just back from a three night stay. Vasilis and Anna are brilliant. This is a very special place. Vasilis is passionate about Saxonis and the region. He suggested great activities and restaurants. The rooms are stylish and the beds soooooo comfy. The location is simply stunning. The highlight of our holiday.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Misha0 wrote a review Sep 2020
London, United Kingdom64 contributions61 helpful votes
We stayed here for 3 nights and really loved this place. Vasilis, your host, is a genuinely nice guy, and nothing is too much trouble for him. It’s set back about 100m from the main car park in the village (our only grumble is that a sign near the car park would have been helpful in finding Saxonis) and around you are various cosy little alleys and narrow back lanes with cafes and restaurants. All are walkable. Saxonis itself has a modest number of rooms with a very pleasant covered terrace which enables you to breakfast and enjoy views of the stunning mountains. Very quiet at night and great for stargazing. Vasilis is a mountain guide and is hugely knowledgable being one of the first hosts in the village years ago. He is full of ideas and suggestions about walks, day trips and things to do. Papigko is a great location for exploring the Vikos Gorge but you don’t have to be superfit to enjoy it - lots of places to drive to, or shortish walks to neighbouring villages. All in all, a lovely place to stay, and Vasilis is such a warm and personable host.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Achilleas wrote a review Aug 2020
2 contributions
The hotel is gorgeous! It has large internal spaces for your personal belongings and it is very clean. Also it has a breakfast area with an outstanding view to the whole mountain. Last but not least, the staff is friendly and willing to provide you with everything you might need. All these combined can make your experience there far better than you can imagine!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
$91 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
GreeceEpirusIoannina RegionZagorohoriaPapigko
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Frequently Asked Questions about Saxonis Houses
Which popular attractions are close to Saxonis Houses?
Nearby attractions include Papingo Rock Pools (0.1 miles) and Rogovo Papigo (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Saxonis Houses?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Saxonis Houses?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Saxonis Houses?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Saxonis Houses?
Conveniently located restaurants include Koukounari, Pantheon Restaurant, and Restaurant Konaki.
Is Saxonis Houses located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of Papigko.
Are pets allowed at Saxonis Houses?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Saxonis Houses?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Greek.
Does Saxonis Houses have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.